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Turkey, Turning to the East, Asserts New Economic Power
By LANDON THOMAS Jr. (NYT)
Turkey is closer to fulfilling the criteria for adopting the euro than most of the troubled economies already in the euro zone.
Cypriots Speculate Over Spy's Escape
As police continued to search for an alleged Russian spy master who jumped bail here on Wednesday, Cypriots were dwelling on what the blunder says about their local institutions and the peculiar sway Russia holds on the island.
By SEBNEM ARSU (NYT)
The newly elected leader, Dervis Eroglu, sought to quell fears that he
would block United Nations negotiations to resolve the island's status.
The UN secretary-general says he is encouraged by efforts to find a permanent solution to the division of Cyprus.
Greece's problems, and those looming over its neighbors, have laid bare the dangers of divergent fiscal and political policies in the euro zone.
Talks on reunifying the divided island of Cyprus intensify, with the leaders of the Greek and Turkish communities starting new negotiations.